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The Democracy and Elections Centre

The Democracy and Elections Centre is a research group of political scientists specialising in the empirical study of democracy and elections, based in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London.

The Centre is home to a vibrant research community, studying and analysing democracy and elections in different parts of the world, including the UK, Europe, and the USA. The Centre also offers a new taught Masters stream in Elections, Campaigns and Democracy and PhD supervision.

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James Sloam speaks to the Evening Standard about the 'global youthquake'

James Sloam speaks to the Evening Standard about the 'global youthquake'

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´╗┐James Sloam speaks to the Evening Standard about the 'global youthquake' and how a new generation of young people are finding their political voice.
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Friday 14th July 2017
Fully funded PhD Studentship to work as editorial assistant for Electoral Studies

Fully funded PhD Studentship to work as editorial assistant for Electoral Studies

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We are currently offering a fully-funded PhD Studentship for three years from September 2017. The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof Oliver Heath and Dr Kaat Smets, the new incoming editors of Electoral Studies, and will work as an editorial assistant for the journal, which is now housed within the Centre.
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Wednesday 5th July 2017
The 2017 General Election, Brexit and the Return to Two-Party Politics: An Aggregate-Level Analysis of the Result

The 2017 General Election, Brexit and the Return to Two-Party Politics: An Aggregate-Level Analysis of the Result

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What was the impact of Brexit on the 2017 general election result? What difference did the collapse of UKIP make? And what was the relative importance of factors such as turnout, education, age, and ethnic diversity on support for the two main parties? In a new academic paper, that is forthcoming in the journal The Political Quarterly Oliver Heath and Matthew Goodwin answer these questions.
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Tuesday 4th July 2017

 

  

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